DODA, Oct 26: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Judge, Justice Ali Mohammad Magray today visited Doda District Court Complex where he took a detailed review of its legal and other related functioning. The visiting Judge also took an appraisal of various developmental activities that are currently being carried out in the court complex.
On the occasion, Additional Principal District and Session Judge Zabair Ahmed Raza briefed the Justice about the present strength of the practicing lawyers in the court, pendency of juvenile cases in the court/ICPS, besides other legal functioning carried out in different sections of the court. He also apprised him about the infrastructural requirements for the smooth and proper functioning of the court.
Justice Magray on the occasion directed the concerned functionaries to dispose of all the juvenile cases which are pending in ICPS/Court from more than 5 years and also told the judicial and civil administration to organise more awareness camp for the juvenile to take active participation in the mainstream for their general progression in career and tell them to keep themselves away from drugs and unlawful activities and ask them(administration) to work with zeal and dedication for the proper and effective dispensation of justice. He said that every effort shall be taken to make our judicial system vibrant and effective.
Meanwhile, Justice Magray interacted with the members of District Bar Association who appraised him about their issues and demands. The members highlighted several issues hampering their function and sought the personal intervention of the Justice for their immediate redressal.
He also inspected the ongoing work of lawyers chamber building and urged the executing agency for timely completion of lawyers chamber, besides asked the DC to identify the land near the court complex for parking purpose.
Terming the lawyers as a vital organ in the Judicial System, Justice Magray exhorted upon them to work with zeal and dedication and highlighted their role in dispensation of justice.
Deputy Commissioner Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode, SSP Doda, besides various civil and judicial officers and other concerned were present on the occasion.